Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Associate Director of Infection Prevention

University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Education


Not Specified years

Posted 37 days ago

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases & Geographic Medicine, is seeking applicants for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level and above. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Applicants must have an M.D. degree, or equivalent, from an approved LCME medical school, and have satisfactorily completed an Internal Medicine residency program, and an Infectious Diseases fellowship program, from an ACGME accredited program. Candidates must be eligible for Texas medical licensure and be board-certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. The primary roles and responsibilities will be to serve as the Associate Director of Infection Prevention at University Hospitals. Responsibilities of the Associate Hospital Epidemiologist include but are not limited to assisting the Hospital epidemiologist; providing subject matter expertise in infection prevention and healthcare epidemiology; reviewing health-care associated infections with subsequent implementation of infection control and process improvement efforts to reduce HAIs; development and implementation of infection control principles and policies in general and as they relate to reduction of multi-drug resistant organisms (MDROs), outbreak response and special pathogens; interpretation of epidemiologic data, and improvement of data infrastructures and data reporting in compliance with NHSN, CMS and other internal metrics.